Elder Dictionary

Elderly Terms, Meanings and Definitions

doughboy, noun

Soldiers found particularly in World War I, however the name originates from the Mexican-American War of 1846. The term lost popularity after World War II due to the acceptance of other terms such as G.I., troop, and dogface.
That doughboy is a fine piece of meat.

Added on May 9, 2011 by Nick N.